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2014-06-26 23:15:37

Bestselling author and nationally acclaimed organic fruit expert Michael Phillips will do a teaching tour in North Carolina July 19th-20th. Living Web Farms will host Phillips’ two orcharding workshops, which are open to the public. Mills River, NC (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 In the Southern US, pesticide-free orcharding can be a challenge, with unpredictable weather, a decline in native pollinators, and the pressure from multiple diseases. Nationally acclaimed author and successful organic...

2014-06-26 23:06:53

The bill involves issues surrounding groundwater contamination statutes, which may impact two groundwater lawsuits over Camp Lejeune and CTS Corporation. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by toxic substances is commenting on Senate Bill 574, which was just signed into law by North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory. The law may revitalize two key water contamination lawsuits in federal...

2014-06-26 23:02:19

An Asheville, NC based solar farm developer, Innovative Solar Systems has just recently received approvals by Duke Energy for an 80MW solar farm project in NC. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Innovative Solar 37, LLC is an 80MW solar farm project that will be located in the middle of the state to be built on approximately five hundred acres of leased land and will supply enough electricity to power approximately 20,000 small to medium size homes. The CEO of Innovative Solar Systems,...

2014-06-26 23:02:14

L&E Research announced on June 1st, 2014 that they are expanding their market research offerings by adding the former QFact Research facility in Cincinnati, Ohio to their growing list of secondary market options. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 L&E Research announced on June 1st, 2014 that they are expanding their market research offerings by adding the former QFact Research facility in Cincinnati, Ohio to their growing list of secondary market options. L&E...

2014-06-26 23:01:42

Paul McCartney presale tickets become available in select markets today for the newly announced concert happening in Greensboro, North Carolina on October 30, 2014. QueenBeeTickets.com, a trusted online ticket exchange, is now featuring discounted tickets for the newly-announced show at Greensboro Coliseum. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com can provide concertgoers with affordably priced Paul McCartney tickets for Greensboro Coliseum. The legendary performer and...

2014-06-26 23:01:40

Ticketability.com, a popular online destination for discounted event tickets, has announced an offering of discounted tickets for Paul McCartney’s Greensboro Coliseum concert set to entertain fans in North Carolina on October 30, 2014. Paul McCartney pre-sale tickets hit select markets today with public onsales set for Monday, June 30. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Ticketability.com is now offering Paul McCartney pre-sale tickets at affordable prices for fans who would like...

2014-06-26 20:20:24

TCOM's Center Of Excellence Will Serve As A Sensor And Platform Integration And Evaluation Facility For Persistent Surveillance Systems ELIZABETH CITY, N.C., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TCOM, the global leader in Lighter-than-Air (LTA) technology is proud to announce the establishment of its Persistent Surveillance Solutions Center of Excellence (CoE) at the company's Manufacturing and Flight Testing Facility in Elizabeth City, NC. TCOM's Elizabeth City facility has long...

2014-06-26 08:30:24

RALEIGH, N.C., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carolinas AGC (CAGC) members and staff, along with representatives from AIA North Carolina, the Professional Engineers of North Carolina, and the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina, attended a joint NC Legislative Day recently to underscore the needs for public infrastructure funding. The theme, "The Cost of Doing Nothing," reflected the $1.4 billion per year price tag to run poorly maintained state and...

2014-06-26 08:22:59

RALEIGH, N.C., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 160 board members and employees from North Carolina's electric cooperatives met at the state legislature June 24-25 for the co-ops' annual 'Rally in Raleigh.' Cooperative board members and employees talked to legislators about issues that affect the reliability and cost of the power provided to electric cooperative members. "We are always focused on our members and our ability to provide them with affordable,...

2014-06-25 23:14:17

Aquatic Creations Group, Inc is celebrating its 10th year serving aquarium clients in the Raleigh Triangle area, offering professional aquarium maintenance, installations and custom-designed aquarium systems. To show our appreciation, ACG will offer two months of maintenance and fish food free with any new 55 gallon or larger aquarium installation. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 With over 30 years of experience in the aquarium industry, marine biologists Gil and Michelle...


Latest North Carolina Reference Libraries

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

Aptostichus stephencolberti
2014-04-07 14:17:32

Aptostichus stephencolberti is a species of trapdoor spider named after the American satirist Stephen Colbert. The spider was discovered on the coastline of California in 2007. This species can be found on coastal dunes that extend from the Big Sur region to the San Francisco peninsula at Point Lobos and Golden Gate. Compared to the closely related species such as Aptostichus angelinajolieae, Aptostichus stephencolberti is lighter in coloration.  The male holotype and the female paratype...

Banker Horse
2014-04-02 11:37:32

The banker horse is a breed of feral horse that can be found in the Outer Banks area of North Carolina. This breed is a descendant of the Spanish horse and the foundation stock is thought to have been brought to the America’s during the 16th century. It is thought that these horses may have become feral after surviving shipwrecks or after being abandoned during exploration or settlement expeditions. Although these horses roam free, they are not true wild horses because they are descended...

Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

Nantahala National Forest
2013-11-21 13:00:00

Nantahala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in North Carolina. The forest holds 531,270 acres of land and water that is divided into three ranger districts known as The Cheoah Ranger District, the Nantahala Ranger District, and the Tusquitee Ranger District, all of which were named with words from the Cherokee language. The national forest itself was given the name Nantahala, which means "Land of the Noonday Sun" in Cherokee. The Cheoah Ranger District of...

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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